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MIL-OSI Energy: Research shows solar plus storage now competitive with even more natural gas generation

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  8minuteenergy Renewables, AES, AM-NC, Battery Storage, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Fluence, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, Natural Gas Generation, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Siemens, solar, Tom Buttgenbach, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Research shows solar plus storage now competitive with even more natural gas generation

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis PV Magazine: Solar plus storage has begun displacing new natural gas peaking units in Arizona, and 8minuteenergy Renewables CEO Tom Buttgenbach has said his firm can build solar plus storage at a lower price than gas peakers “anywhere in the country today.” A new study shows that […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Editorial: Transparency needed in Trans Mountain Pipeline analysis

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  Alberta, Alberta, Canada, AM-NC, British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada, Business, Canada, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Trans Mountain Pipeline  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Editorial: Transparency needed in Trans Mountain Pipeline analysis

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Business in Vancouver: Clarity is key to unravelling complex energy industry issues in Canada. Too bad it’s in such short supply. That deficit is pushing the latest energy hot button in B.C.: the high price of gasoline in Metro Vancouver. As chronicled recently in Business in Vancouver […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Colorado governor signs legislation overhauling state’s oil and gas development rules

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Colorado, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Colorado Oil and Gas Development Regulations, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jared Polis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Senate Bill 19-181  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Colorado governor signs legislation overhauling state’s oil and gas development rules

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Denver Post: Erin Martinez was at a news conference in February when Colorado legislative leaders and Gov. Jared Polis announced a bill that would make sweeping changes to how oil and gas are regulated. And she and her family had a front-row seat as Polis signed the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Coal production decline in Powder River Basin may be speeding up

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  AM-NC, Blackjewel, Business, Cloud Peak Energy, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Hanou Energy Consulting, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, John Hanou, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Montana, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Powder River Basin Coal, Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Wind, Wyoming  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Coal production decline in Powder River Basin may be speeding up

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Casper Star Tribune: Warning bells are ringing across Wyoming’s Powder River Basin that the largest producing coal region of the country is in big trouble. One of the largest players, Cloud Peak Energy, is likely facing bankruptcy. A newcomer to coal country, Blackjewel LLC has struggled to […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Norway tightens coal investment rules, expands renewable options for sovereign wealth fund

By   /  April 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Anglo American, BHP Group, Business, Climate Risk, Coal Industry Investment Limits, Commodities, CTF, Divestment, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Glencore, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Norway, Norwegian Pension (GPFG), Norwegian Sovereign Wealth Fund, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Energy Investments, Renewables, Uniper  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Norway tightens coal investment rules, expands renewable options for sovereign wealth fund

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Bloomberg: Norway plans to tighten restrictions on coal investments for its $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund while opening it up for renewable-energy infrastructure assets. The government proposes to expand its coal ban by adding absolute caps on production of thermal coal, or its use in power generation, […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: German company moves forward with green methane project

By   /  April 6, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Germany, Global Economy, Green Methane, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewable Hydrogen, Renewables, Transition, Uniper  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: German company moves forward with green methane project

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Ars Technica: A Düsseldorf, Germany-based energy company called Uniper announced last week that it sent methane made from renewable hydrogen into the local natural gas pipeline. The methanation plant in Falkenhagen that made the synthetic methane opened in May 2018, and the plant’s operators began testing the […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Utility executives push transition from coal to cleaner energy sources

By   /  April 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, CMS Energy Corp., Commodities, CTF, Curt Morgan, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Mauricio Gutierrez, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, NRG, NRG Energy Inc., Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Patti Poppe, Renewables, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Utility trends, Vistra Energy Corp.  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Utility executives push transition from coal to cleaner energy sources

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis E&E News: Patti Poppe used to drive around with an “I ‘heart’ COAL” bumper sticker, but now the CEO of Michigan-based CMS Energy Corp. is eager to talk about phasing out the fossil fuel. “There’s no room, in my opinion, for coal-fueled generation in a clean and […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Stock market data: U.S. shale producers are a money-losing investment

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Markets, English, Exploitation, Exploration, fracking, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Institutional Investors, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Morningstar, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Sightline Institute, U.S. Shale Producers  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Stock market data: U.S. shale producers are a money-losing investment

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: U.S. shale producers last year again spent more money than they collected, extending a years-long streak of putting oil output above cash flow and investor returns, according to a Reuters analysis of top independent producers. All but seven of 29 of these producers last year spent […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: TVA’s coal generation now just 20% of total, down from 60% in 2005

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Bill Johnson, Bull Run Coal Plant Closure, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Paradise Coal Plant Closure, Renewables, Tennessee Valley Authority, Transition, TVA Coal Plant Closures, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: TVA’s coal generation now just 20% of total, down from 60% in 2005

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: The chief executive of the Tennessee Valley Authority said on Tuesday the U.S.-owned power generator expects to get more than 60 percent of its energy from non-carbon-emitting sources by 2020, compared with over 50 percent in 2018. Bill Johnson, who turned 65 in January, announced his […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Utility shuts down Presque Isle coal plant in Michigan

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  A.J. Mihm Generating Station, AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, F.D. Kuester Generating Station, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Kevin Fletcher, Michigan, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Presque Isle Coal Plant Closure, Transition, Upper Michigan Energy Resources, US Coal Markets, Utility trends, WEC Energy Group  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Utility shuts down Presque Isle coal plant in Michigan

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis WLUC: It’s the beginning of the end for the Presque Isle Power Plant, as it’s powered down for the final time Sunday. At 9 am, they started shutting off different levels of the power plant. WEC Energy Group’s subsidiary, Upper Michigan Energy Resources (UMERC), began commercial operation […]

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